Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 97 61
Rank change year-on-year -93 -36 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 91 244 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 3.19% 4.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.77% 9.10% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 88 213 261
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £52,575 £63,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,416 2,681 2,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.26% 35.05% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,077 2,338 1,909
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -4 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bolton +10 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Wigan - 2 £25,000 -
Altrincham -13 1 £51,500 +32.90% 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (61.54%) .NET
3 51 (56.04%) C#
4 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
5 43 (47.25%) ASP.NET
5 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (46.15%) SQL
7 37 (40.66%) Windows
8 35 (38.46%) MVC
9 28 (30.77%) Visual Studio
9 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
10 26 (28.57%) jQuery
11 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (25.27%) Degree
13 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (20.88%) Finance
14 19 (20.88%) Web Services
15 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (18.68%) WCF
16 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (18.68%) XML
17 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
17 16 (17.58%) Web Development
17 16 (17.58%) Ajax
17 16 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
18 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (15.38%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.19%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.20%) WordPress
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) SAN
2 4 (4.40%) FTP
2 4 (4.40%) SMTP
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) Skype
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) PABX
5 1 (1.10%) VoIP
5 1 (1.10%) VSAN
5 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (5.49%) MS Access
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.40%) Power BI
10 4 (4.40%) QlikView
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (3.30%) MySQL
12 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 28 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 23 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) NUnit
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) Moq
5 1 (1.10%) MSTest
5 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.69%) Advertising
3 7 (7.69%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Games
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (67.03%) Developer
2 28 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.98%) C# Developer
4 15 (16.48%) Senior Developer
5 14 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Technical Leader
7 8 (8.79%) Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.59%) DBA
10 5 (5.49%) Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Lead C# Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Technical Developer
11 4 (4.40%) IT Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.40%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) .NET
2 43 (47.25%) ASP.NET
3 28 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 26 (28.57%) jQuery
5 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (20.88%) Web Services
7 17 (18.68%) WCF
7 17 (18.68%) XML
8 16 (17.58%) Ajax
8 16 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (14.29%) CSS
11 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (5.49%) HTML
13 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.30%) Entity Framework
13 3 (3.30%) REST
14 2 (2.20%) Node.js
14 2 (2.20%) SOAP
14 2 (2.20%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Solaris
10 1 (1.10%) CentOS
10 1 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.46%) MVC
3 16 (17.58%) Web Development
4 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.89%) ITIL
5 9 (9.89%) SOLID
6 8 (8.79%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.79%) Scrum
7 7 (7.69%) ETL
8 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.49%) Case Management
9 5 (5.49%) CRM
10 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.40%) Customer Intelligence
10 4 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Project Management
10 4 (4.40%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) C#
2 42 (46.15%) SQL
3 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.59%) VBA
5 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.30%) Java
6 3 (3.30%) VBScript
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) HNC
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCITP
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) MCSA
4 1 (1.10%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.10%) Oozie
3 1 (1.10%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) vRealize
3 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (49.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Cognos
4 3 (3.30%) Tableau
5 2 (2.20%) Avaya
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 2 (2.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) NetApp
6 1 (1.10%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sophos
6 1 (1.10%) Veeam
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin